Since the passing of the iconic Jeanne Cooper (Katherine Chancellor) of The Young and the Restless on May 8th, fans of the legendary actress have wanted to know how the number one soap intends on dealing with Katherine’s death on-screen.
As had been revealed on the CBS Daytime tribute episode in honor of Jeanne Cooper that aired on May 28th by Jess Walton (Jill), she addressed the audience and told them that the show was crafting a story to deal with the loss of Katherine Chancellor, who for 40 years was the Grand Dame of Genoa City.
Now comes word via Highlight Hollywood that next week on Tuesday July 16th, Y&R will begin filming Katherine’s memorial. Highlight Hollywood related, “On Tuesday, CBS begins filming Katherine’s memorial, which will tentatively air on September 3 and 4, 2013 … no details yet on how Cooper’s character will be written out, but it shall be emotional for fans, who have felt cheated for some time now, with no mention of Katherine in the current storyline.”
So how do you think Y&R will handle the passing of Katherine Chancellor? Are you glad the show is finally going to address what has happened to the character since Jeanne Cooper’s last on-screen appearance in early May? Comment below!